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Paul Wood Western Art and the Wider World Paul Wood Western Art and the Wider World Новинка

Paul Wood Western Art and the Wider World

Western Art and the Wider World explores the evolving relationship between the Western canon of art, as it has developed since the Renaissance, and the art and culture of the Islamic world, the Far East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas. Explores the origins, influences, and evolving relationship between the Western canon of art as it has developed since the Renaissance and the art and culture of the Islamic world, the Far East, Australasia, Africa and the Americas Makes the case for ‘world art’ long before the fashion of globalization Charts connections between areas of study in art that long were considered in isolation, such as the Renaissance encounter with the Ottoman Empire, the influence of Japanese art on the 19th-century French avant-garde and of African art on early modernism, as well as debates about the relation of ‘contemporary art’ to the past. Written by a well-known art historian and co-editor of the landmark Art in Theory volumes
Wider World: Students' Book 3 Wider World: Students' Book 3 Новинка

Wider World: Students' Book 3

Wider World is the portal to a fascinating world of English Language knowledge and skills for the 21st century learner. The combination of authentic and engaging videos from the BBC with Pearson's ELT expertise gives teenage learners everything they need to achieve their goals in the wider world.
Wider World: Workbook 3: With Extra Online Homework Wider World: Workbook 3: With Extra Online Homework Новинка

Wider World: Workbook 3: With Extra Online Homework

Wider World is the portal to a fascinating world of English Language knowledge and skills for the 21st century learner. The combination of authentic and engaging videos from the BBC with Pearson's ELT expertise gives teenage learners everything they need to achieve their goals in the wider world.
Wider World: Students' Book 1 Wider World: Students' Book 1 Новинка

Wider World: Students' Book 1

Wider World is the portal to a fascinating world of English Language knowledge and skills for the 21st century learner. The combination of authentic and engaging videos from the BBC with Pearson's ELT expertise gives teenage learners everything they need to achieve their goals in the wider world.
Wider World: Workbook 2: With Extra Online Homework Wider World: Workbook 2: With Extra Online Homework Новинка

Wider World: Workbook 2: With Extra Online Homework

Wider World is the portal to a fascinating world of English Language knowledge and skills for the 21st century learner. The combination of authentic and engaging videos from the BBC with Pearson's ELT expertise gives teenage learners everything they need to achieve their goals in the wider world.
Wider World: Students' Book 2 Wider World: Students' Book 2 Новинка

Wider World: Students' Book 2

Wider World is the portal to a fascinating world of English Language knowledge and skills for the 21st century learner. The combination of authentic and engaging videos from the BBC with Pearson's ELT expertise gives teenage learners everything they need to achieve their goals in the wider world.
Paul Veyne When Our World Became Christian. 312 - 394 Paul Veyne When Our World Became Christian. 312 - 394 Новинка

Paul Veyne When Our World Became Christian. 312 - 394

This short book by one of France's leading historians deals with a big question: how was it that Christianity, that masterpiece of religious invention, managed, between 300 and 400 AD, to impose itself upon the whole of the Western world? In his erudite and inimitable way, Paul Veyne suggests three possible explanations. Was it because a Roman emperor, Constantine, who was master of the Western world at the time, became a sincere convert to Christianity and set out to Christianize the whole world in order to save it? Or was it because, as a great emperor, Constantine needed a great religion, and in comparison to the pagan gods, Christianity, despite being a minority sect, was an avant-garde religion unlike anything seen before? Or was it because Constantine limited himself to helping the Christians set up their Church, a network of bishoprics that covered the vast Roman Empire, and that gradually and with little overt resistance the pagan masses embraced Christianity as their own religion? In the course of deciding between these explanations Paul Veyne sheds fresh light on one of the most profound transformations that shaped the modern world – the Christianization of the West. A bestseller in France, this book will appeal to a wide readership interested in history, religion and the rise of the modern world.
Impressionism: The Movement that Transformed Western Art Impressionism: The Movement that Transformed Western Art Новинка

Impressionism: The Movement that Transformed Western Art

A comprehensive, accessible, and richly illustrated guide to impressionism-the perennially popular artistic movement that led to the radical renewal of Western art.Monet, Renoir, Degas, Rodin, Cezanne, Van Gogh, and the other Impressionist artists burst onto the art scene in the second half of the nineteenth century, creating shock waves with their rebellious rejection of the academy’s strict rules dictating subject matter, style, and even color. Their art, labeled impressionism, coincided with the Industrial Revolution, when the world was suddenly jettisoned into modernity. The young artists who gave rise to the movement confronted public disdain and oppression in Europe, but were applauded overseas for their radically contemporary aesthetic.This complete and accessible guide renews and refreshes conventional views on impressionism by placing this seminal moment in art in its historical context. Emblematic masterpieces are examined with a focus on each detail, allowing a deeper understanding and appreciation of the artworks. Biographies of all the major artists of the movement provide insight about their life and significant works, and period photographs illustrate this incredibly rich and exciting time in art history. Organized thematically, the guide includes chapters on photography, fashion, female impressionists, exhibitions, galleries and dealers, writers, the movement’s influence on later artists, and recurrent impressionist themes including leisure activities, the garden, the city, and industry. Replete with illustrations and numerous firsthand accounts and quotations, this book recounts a story of emancipation.
Andrew Wyeth: Christina's World and the Olson House Andrew Wyeth: Christina's World and the Olson House Новинка

Andrew Wyeth: Christina's World and the Olson House

An extraordinary private collection of watercolors and drawings by Andrew Wyeth depicting the subjects memorialized in his legendary painting Christina's World, one of the best-known works of American art. This book presents rarely seen watercolors and drawings Andrew Wyeth made of his friend Christina Olson, her brother Alvaro, and the weathered Maine farmstead where they lived. It features moving portraits and serene interior and exterior views of the house and the surrounding land, now memorialized in Wyeth's 1948 tempera painting Christina's World, one of the most famous paintings in the history of American art and now in the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Some forty-five works from the collection of the Marunuma Art Park in Japan, rarely shown before in the United States, are accompanied by works from the Farnsworth as well as by historical photographs of Wyeth, the Olsons, and the house. Otoyo Nakamura writes about the history of this collection of Wyeth works, and Michael Komanecky addresses the place of the Olson farm in Wyeth's career over three decades, and how Christina's World and the Olson House have inspired pilgrimages for fans of Wyeth's work. Despite its isolated location and seasonal schedule, Olson House draws thousands of visitors each year from around the world. The Olson House, acquired by the Farnsworth Art Museum in 1991, has been recommended for National Landmark status.
The Art of Titanfall 2 The Art of Titanfall 2 Новинка

The Art of Titanfall 2

The Art of Titanfall 2 is the ultimate guide to the development of Respawn Entertainment's fast-paced, visually stunning first-person shooter. Featuring an exclusive array of highly stylised concept art, sketches, 3D renders, maquette modelling, and commentary from key Respawn Entertainment team members, this is a must-have for any fan of the dynamic and destructive world of Titanfall. Each exquisite piece of art illustrates the painstaking efforts taken to create the visually stunning world of Titanfall 2 and the conflict between the Frontier Militia and the opressive IMC.
Stephen Westerholm The Blackwell Companion to Paul Stephen Westerholm The Blackwell Companion to Paul Новинка

Stephen Westerholm The Blackwell Companion to Paul

The Blackwell Companion to Paul presents a distinctive dual focus approach that encompasses both the historical Paul and the history of Paul's influence. In doing so, expert contributors successfully address the interests of students of early Christianity and those of Christian theology. Offers a complete overview of the life, writings and legacy of one of the key figures of Christianity The essays compass the major themes of Paul's life and work, as well as his impact through the centuries on theology, Church teaching, social beliefs, art, literature, and contemporary intellectual thought Edited by one of the leading figures in the field of Pauline Studies The contributors include a range of world-renowned academics
McDonald Jo A Companion to Rock Art McDonald Jo A Companion to Rock Art Новинка

McDonald Jo A Companion to Rock Art

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This unique guide provides an artistic and archaeological journey deep into human history, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic forms of rock art produced by the earliest humans to contemporary peoples around the world. Summarizes the diversity of views on ancient rock art from leading international scholars Includes new discoveries and research, illustrated with over 160 images (including 30 color plates) from major rock art sites around the world Examines key work of noted authorities (e.g. Lewis-Williams, Conkey, Whitley and Clottes), and outlines new directions for rock art research Is broadly international in scope, identifying rock art from North and South America, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe Represents new approaches in the archaeological study of rock art, exploring issues that include gender, shamanism, landscape, identity, indigeneity, heritage and tourism, as well as technological and methodological advances in rock art analyses
Brian Porter-Szucs Poland in the Modern World. Beyond Martyrdom Brian Porter-Szucs Poland in the Modern World. Beyond Martyrdom Новинка

Brian Porter-Szucs Poland in the Modern World. Beyond Martyrdom

Poland in the Modern World presents a history of the country from the late nineteenth century to the present, incorporating new perspectives from social and cultural history and positioning it in a broad global context Challenges traditional accounts Poland that tend to focus on national, political history, emphasizing the country's 'exceptionalism'. Presents a lively, multi-dimensional story, balancing coverage of high politics with discussion of social, cultural and economic changes, and their effects on individuals’ daily lives. Explores both the regional diversity within Poland and the country’s place within Europe and the wider world. Provides a new interpretive framework for understanding key historical events in Poland’s modern history, including the experiences of World War II and the postwar communist era.
Teofilo Ruiz F. The Western Mediterranean and the World. 400 CE to the Present Teofilo Ruiz F. The Western Mediterranean and the World. 400 CE to the Present Новинка

Teofilo Ruiz F. The Western Mediterranean and the World. 400 CE to the Present

From the Straits of Gibraltar to Sicily, the European northern Mediterranean nations to the shores of North Africa, the western Mediterranean is a unique cultural and sociopolitical entity which has had a singular role in shaping today’s global society. The Western Mediterranean and the World is the fascinating story of the rise of that peculiar world and of its evolution from the end of the Western Roman Empire to the present. Uniquely, rather than present the history of the region as a strict chronological progression, the author takes a thematic approach, telling his story through a series of vignettes, case studies, and original accounts so as to provide a more immediate sense of what life in and around the Mediterranean was like from the end of the Roman Empire in the West to the present immigration crisis now unfolding in Mediterranean waters. Emphasizing the development of religion and language and the enduring synergies and struggles between Christian, Jews, and Muslims on both shores of the western sea, Dr. Ruiz connects the region to the larger world and locates the development of Mediterranean societies within a global context. Describes the move from religious and linguistic unity under Roman rule to the fragmented cultural landscape of today Explores the relationship of language, culture, and geography, focusing on the role of language formation and linguistic identity in the emergence of national communities Traces the movements of peoples across regions and their encounters with new geographical, cultural, and political realities Addresses the emergence of various political identities and how they developed into set patterns of political organization Emphasizes the theme of encounters as seen from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish perspectives While it is sure to become a definitive text for university courses on Mediterranean history, The Western Mediterranean and the World will also have great appeal among scholars of the Mediterranean as well as general readers of history.
Paul Simon And Friends: Gershwin Prize For Popular Song Paul Simon And Friends: Gershwin Prize For Popular Song Новинка

Paul Simon And Friends: Gershwin Prize For Popular Song

Tracklist: 01. Introduction - Bob Costas02. 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Lyle Lovett03. The Boxer - Alison Krauss, Shawn Colvin and Jerry Douglas04. Mother And Child Reunion - Stephen Marley05. Under African Skies - Miriam Makeba and Paul Simon06. clip from Paul Simon Graceland: The African Concert (Zimbabwe, 1987) 07. Homeless - Ladysmith Black Mambazo08. Mrs. Robinson - Paul Simon09. Clip from Yankee Stadium tribute to Joe DiMaggio (April 25, 1999) 10. Slip Slidin' Away - James Taylor and the Dixie Hummingbirds11. Sunday Morning With The Sensational Nightingales (poem) - Billy Collins and the Dixie Hummingbirds12. That Was Your Mother - Buckwheat Zydeco and Lyle Lovett13. Homeward Bound - Paul Simon and George Harrison clip from Saturday Night Live (November 20, 1976) 14. Still Crazy After All These Years - James Taylor15. El Condor Pasa - Marc Anthony16. Late In The Evening - Marc Anthony17. Gone At Last - Yolanda Adams and Jessy Dixon18. Something So Right - Dianne Reeves19. The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) -The Muppets (Grover and Elmo) 20. Graceland - Alison Krauss and Jerry Douglas21. Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes - Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo22. Bridge Over Troubled Water -Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel23. Father And Daughter -Paul Simon24. Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard - Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder25. Loves Me Like A Rock - Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder with the Dixie Hummingbirds26. Sounds Of Silence - Philip Glass
Ferran Adria and El Bulli: The Art, the Philosophy, the Gastronomy Ferran Adria and El Bulli: The Art, the Philosophy, the Gastronomy Новинка

Ferran Adria and El Bulli: The Art, the Philosophy, the Gastronomy

Has cooking become an art form? One can claim without exaggeration that the Catalan chef Ferran Adria is one of the most lauded culinary masters on the planet and his restaurant, El Bulli, was consistently rated as the best in the world. In July 2011, Adria closed El Bulli in order to revolutionize not the art of cooking but his art of cooking, with plans to open a creativity centre for chefs and launch LaBullipedia - "a Western haute cuisine Wikipedia at the service of information but also creativity". With superb photographs by Francesc Guillamet, the book evocatively pictures the experimental culinary creations of Ferran Adria, artist-chef.
Arthur Cotterell Western Power in Asia. Its Slow Rise and Swift Fall, 1415 - 1999 Arthur Cotterell Western Power in Asia. Its Slow Rise and Swift Fall, 1415 - 1999 Новинка

Arthur Cotterell Western Power in Asia. Its Slow Rise and Swift Fall, 1415 - 1999

For centuries, the major poweres of the West were seduced by the allure of the countries of «the Far East». Spices, textiles, silk and tea were the staples of East- West trade. But competition between Western traders eventually caused military intervention in Asian affairs and the establishment of colonial empires. These actions have shapred the history of mankind and left a legacy that still reverberates throughout Asia. Western Power in Asia is a unique contribution to the understanding of present- day Asia. Essential reading for anyone interested in world history, Arthur Cotterell offers fascinating insights into five hundred extraordinary years of power and influence by the West, which disappeared spectacularly after the Second World War. The author's ability to tell both sides of the story, with the aid of contemporary illustrations as well as quotations, makes this book a tremendous resource for students of Asian history. And because the entire colonial experience is covered for the first time within a single volume, Western Power in Asia also provides the general reader with an unusual and invaluable perspective on East- West relations. As countries such as China and India become key players on the world stage, Western Power in Asia provides a timely reminder of the path that led to their present positions, while allowing a poignant opportunity to reflect on how they might in future treat their Western trading partners.
Clare McAndrew Fine Art and High Finance. Expert Advice on the Economics of Ownership Clare McAndrew Fine Art and High Finance. Expert Advice on the Economics of Ownership Новинка

Clare McAndrew Fine Art and High Finance. Expert Advice on the Economics of Ownership

Art and finance coalesce in the elite world of fine art collecting and investing. Investors and collectors can’t protect and profit from their collections without grappling with a range of complex issues like risk, insurance, restoration, and conservation. They require intimate knowledge not only of art but also of finance. Clare McAndrew and a highly qualified team of contributors explain the most difficult financial matters facing art investors. Key topics include: Appraisal and valuation Art as loan collateral Securitization and taxation Investing in art funds Insurance The black-market art trade Clare McAndrew has a PhD in economics and is the author of The Art Economy. She is considered a leading expert on the economics of art ownership.
John Galsworthy The Forsyte Saga: Indian Summer of a Forsyte & In Сhancer John Galsworthy The Forsyte Saga: Indian Summer of a Forsyte & In Сhancer Новинка

John Galsworthy The Forsyte Saga: Indian Summer of a Forsyte & In Сhancer

The three novels which make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the commercial upper-middle class Forsyte family between 1886 and 1920. Soames Forsyte is the brilliantly portrayed central figure, a Victorian who outlives the age, and whose baffled passion for his beautiful but unresponsive wife Irene reverberates throughout the saga. Written with both compassion and ironic detachment, Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only their fortunes but also the wider developments within society, particularly the changing position of women in an intensely competitive male world. Above all, Gallsworthy is concerned with the conflict at the heart of English culture between the soulless materialism of wealth and property and the humane instincts of love beauty and art.
Donald Kraybill B. The Amish Way. Patient Faith in a Perilous World Donald Kraybill B. The Amish Way. Patient Faith in a Perilous World Новинка

Donald Kraybill B. The Amish Way. Patient Faith in a Perilous World

A sensitive and realistic look at the spiritual life and practices of the Amish This second book by the authors of the award-winning Amish Grace sheds further light on the Amish, this time on their faith, spirituality, and spiritual practices. They interpret the distinctive practices of the Amish way of life and spirituality in their cultural context and explore their applicability for the wider world. Using a holistic perspective, the book tells the story of Amish religious experience in the words of the Amish themselves. Due to their long-standing friendships and relationships with Amish people, this author team may be the only set of interpreters able to provide an outsider-insider perspective. Provides a behind-the-scenes examination of Amish spiritual life Shows how the Amish practices can be applied to the wider world Written by authors with unprecedented access to the Amish community Written in a lively and engaging style, The Amish Way holds appeal for anyone who has wanted to know more about the inner workings of the Amish way of life.
Art and Life by Svetoslav Roerich Art and Life by Svetoslav Roerich Новинка

Art and Life by Svetoslav Roerich

There are many books written by artists in which they hare recorded their own particular philosophy of art, their theories and discoveries. But this one can rightfully be titled unique even amongst those which are recognized as the most notable. Makii,. attempt to introduce the author of "Art and Life" to our rea it would be not enough to say that he was a great Artist who brought to mankind an inspiring message of Beauty through his wondrous paintings. In order to represent a Svetoslav Roerich's full-length portrait one needs to use the same multicoloured palette as the artist himself used in his canvases. He was a profound and original philosopher who gave a fine synthesis of the Ea and Western thought and realized in his own life all the mural maxims he preached; an earnest explorer who cooperated with many scientific institutions; an educator-humanist who was closely connected with numerous cultural organizations and concerned about the future of mankind, about a more perfect generation... These aspects of his multifaceted and integral personality were most strikingly manifested in this book. "Some appraised Svetoslav in Art; some appreciated him in life; some admired him in Art and Life," wrote the Indian press about Svetoslav Roerich at the end of 1940. By publishing this book which was written by the artist in English at the beginning of 1950, we hope to provide to our readers a happy possibility to discover for themselves an infinite beautiful and colourful world, the world of Svetoslav Roerich's Art and Life, the luminous world of creative thought of a great Artist and great Man.
John Gallsworthy The Forsyte Saga. Awakening & To Let John Gallsworthy The Forsyte Saga. Awakening & To Let Новинка

John Gallsworthy The Forsyte Saga. Awakening & To Let

The three novels which make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the commercial upper-middle class Forsyte family between 1886 and 1920. Soames Forsyte is the brilliantly portrayed central  figure, a Victorian who outlives the age, and whose bafed passion for his beautiful but unresponsive wife Irene reverberates throughout the saga. Written with both compassion and ironic detachment, Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only their fortunes but also the wider developments within society, particularly the changing position of women in an intensely competitive male world. Above all, Gallsworthy is concerned with the conflict at the heart of English culture between the soulless materialism of wealth and property and the humane instincts of love beauty and art.
John Galsworthy he Forsyte Saga: The Man of Property John Galsworthy he Forsyte Saga: The Man of Property Новинка

John Galsworthy he Forsyte Saga: The Man of Property

The three novels which make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the commercial upper-middle class Forsyte family between 1886 and 1920. Soames Forsyte is the brilliantly portrayed central figure, a Victorian who outlives the age, and whose baffled passion for his beautiful but unresponsive wife Irene reverberates throughout the saga.Written with both compassion and ironic detachment, Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only their fortunes but also the wider developments within society, particularly the changing position of women in an intensely competitive male world. Above all, Gallsworthy is concerned with the conflict at the heart of English culture between the soulless materialism of wealth and property and the humane instincts of love beauty and art.
BUDDHA'S DAUGHTERS BUDDHA'S DAUGHTERS Новинка

BUDDHA'S DAUGHTERS

Buddhism, like all world religions, has been largely shaped and defined by men. Yet despite the challenges, women have diligently practiced since the days of the Buddha. A hallmark of Western Buddhism is the prominent role that women teachers play. Buddha's Daughters showcases women teachers who have been pivotal in shaping Western Buddhism and reveals the incredible diversity of their teachings. The pieces in this book touch on universal truths as well as illuminate Buddhist concepts and practices, such as meditation, tonglen, lovingkindness, cultivating gratitude, and social action as seen through a Buddhist lens.
Modern Art Journal Modern Art Journal Новинка

Modern Art Journal

What made modern art so ground-breaking? Discover for yourself with The Modern Art Journal a thought-provoking introduction to the revolutionary world of modern art. This interactive activity book introduces the reader to the life and work of 16 artists. But rather than offering a prescriptive approach to art history, it encourages children to write and think about art for themselves. It invites the reader to respond to questions, compose stories and poems, doodle and make their own notes in response to the art and ideas they discover. With a sketchbook binding and funky graphic design, The Modern Art Journal will get kids scribbling and thinking the perfect tool for the next generation of budding art critics! Features the work of Louise Bourgeois, Joseph Cornell, Marcel Duchamp, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Frida Kahlo, Paul Klee, Yayoi Kusama, Rene Magritte, Pablo Picasso, Paula Rego, Bridget Riley, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol and Rachel Whiteread.
Moscow Video Souvenir Moscow Video Souvenir Новинка

Moscow Video Souvenir

Artistic Treasures from Museums of Moscow The video film presents the art collection of major Moscow museums, specimens of interior decoration, jewelry, armoury and other applied arts from the Kremlinand Ostankino museums and Western European art and sculpture from the Pushkin Museum of Fine Artsand Tretyakov Gallery... Architectural monuments of ancient Moscow Architectural monuments of XIV - XX centuries in Moscow - the ensemble of the MoscowKremlin, Bolshoi Theater, St.Daniil, Don and Novodevichy Monasteries, churches of Ascention at Kolomenskoye, St.Trinity at Nikitniki, The Veil at Fili, estate palaces in Kuskovo, Ostankino, houses of Art Nouveau.
The Art of the Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Art of the Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Новинка

The Art of the Film: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Step inside the world of the talented art departments who, led by Academy Award-winning production designer Stuart Craig, were responsible for the creation of the unforgettable characters, locations and beasts in J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.The Art of the Film, edited by concept artist Dermot Power, takes you on a magical journey through a design process every bit as wonderful as Newt Scamander’s adventure in the wizarding world.Bursting with hundreds of production paintings, concept sketches, storyboards, and matte paintings, and filled with unique insights about the filmmaking journey from Stuart Craig and the artists themselves, this sumptuous volume presents a visual feast for readers, and welcomes fans of the Harry Potter films into the world of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Марина Стекольникова, Александр Боровский Государственный Русский музей. Альманах, №63, 2004. All Creatures: Great and Small Марина Стекольникова, Александр Боровский Государственный Русский музей. Альманах, №63, 2004. All Creatures: Great and Small Новинка

Марина Стекольникова, Александр Боровский Государственный Русский музей. Альманах, №63, 2004. All Creatures: Great and Small

Before the official appearance of the animal genre in fine art, masters combined elements of art and natural history, inspired by their own love of nature. The first professional animal artists appeared in China during the T'ang dynasty in the eighth century and the Sung dynasty in the thirteenth century. In Europe, animal art first developed in the Netherlands and Flanders in the seventeenth century (Paul Potter, Frans Snyders and Jan Fyt), before spreading to France (Jean-Baptiste Oudry), Russia and other countries in the eighteenth century. For a long time, animalism was linked to such other realms of fine art as genre, landscape and still-life painting. To this day, the official borders of the genre are still unclear, particularly in decorative and applied art. Формат: 25 см x 31 см.
World Quest: Level 3: Workbook World Quest: Level 3: Workbook Новинка

World Quest: Level 3: Workbook

World Quest combines the drama and excitement of an episodic story, with real world texts and topics to accelerate students' progression. Your students will be enchanted by award winning author, Paul Shipton's episodic story at the beginning of each unit and they will want to know what happens next. Written especially for the course, the story introduces key vocabulary at the start of each unit as well as capturing students' attention. Read the stories aloud in class or listen to them on the class audio CDs. Give your students the vocabulary, grammar and practice they need to progress quickly in English. When students use English in the real world they are most likely to want to talk about their own lives and interests, World Quest provides them with the vocabulary and grammar to do this as well as plenty of practice. Key features: Short 3 lesson units let students progress quickly Integrated skills practice in every lesson Extra revision spread after every other unit focuses on grammar and vocabulary 6 extra project pages at the back of the Student's Book A play written by Paul Shipton in every level to use at the end of the year Plenty of teacher support with ready to use resources and iTools for your interactive whiteboard Extra round up and revision sections in the Workbook for students to check their progress
World Quest: Level 2: Student's Book World Quest: Level 2: Student's Book Новинка

World Quest: Level 2: Student's Book

World Quest combines the drama and excitement of an episodic story, with real world texts and topics to accelerate students' progression. Your students will be enchanted by award winning author, Paul Shipton's episodic story at the beginning of each unit and they will want to know what happens next. Written especially for the course, the story introduces key vocabulary at the start of each unit as well as capturing students' attention. Read the stories aloud in class or listen to them on the class audio CDs. Give your students the vocabulary, grammar and practice they need to progress quickly in English. When students use English in the real world they are most likely to want to talk about their own lives and interests, World Quest provides them with the vocabulary and grammar to do this as well as plenty of practice. Key features: Short 3 lesson units let students progress quickly Integrated skills practice in every lesson Extra revision spread after every other unit focuses on grammar and vocabulary 6 extra project pages at the back of the Student's Book A play written by Paul Shipton in every level to use at the end of the year Plenty of teacher support with ready to use resources and iTools for your interactive whiteboard Extra round up and revision sections in the Workbook for students to check their progress
World Quest: Level 3: Student's Book World Quest: Level 3: Student's Book Новинка

World Quest: Level 3: Student's Book

World Quest combines the drama and excitement of an episodic story, with real world texts and topics to accelerate students' progression. Your students will be enchanted by award winning author, Paul Shipton's episodic story at the beginning of each unit and they will want to know what happens next. Written especially for the course, the story introduces key vocabulary at the start of each unit as well as capturing students' attention. Read the stories aloud in class or listen to them on the class audio CDs. Give your students the vocabulary, grammar and practice they need to progress quickly in English. When students use English in the real world they are most likely to want to talk about their own lives and interests, World Quest provides them with the vocabulary and grammar to do this as well as plenty of practice. Key features: Short 3 lesson units let students progress quickly Integrated skills practice in every lesson Extra revision spread after every other unit focuses on grammar and vocabulary 6 extra project pages at the back of the Student's Book A play written by Paul Shipton in every level to use at the end of the year Plenty of teacher support with ready to use resources and iTools for your interactive whiteboard Extra round up and revision sections in the Workbook for students to check their progress
Body of Art Body of Art Новинка

Body of Art

Body of Art is the first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years. Unprecedented in its scope, it examines the many different manifestations of the body in art, from Anthony Gormley and Maya Lin sculptures to eight-armed Hindu gods and ancient Greek reliefs, from feminist graphics and Warhol's empty electric chair to the blue-tinted complexion of Singer Sargent's Madame X. It is the most expansive examination of the human body in art, spanning western and non-western, ancient to contemporary, representative to abstract and conceptual.Over 400 artists are featured in chapters that explore identity, beauty, religion, absent body, sex and gender, power, body's limits, abject body and bodies & space. Works range from 11,000 BC hand stencils in Argentine caves to videos and performances by contemporary artists such as Marina Abramovic, Joan Jonas and Bruce Nauman? Its fresh, accessible and dynamic voice brings to life the thrilling diversity of both classical and contemporary art through the prism of the body. More than simply a book of representations, this is an original and thought provoking look at the human body across time, cultures and media.
Jonathan Harris Globalization and Contemporary Art Jonathan Harris Globalization and Contemporary Art Новинка

Jonathan Harris Globalization and Contemporary Art

In a series of newly commissioned essays by both established and emerging scholars, Globalization and Contemporary Art probes the effects of internationalist culture and politics on art across a variety of media. Globalization and Contemporary Art is the first anthology to consider the role and impact of art and artist in an increasingly borderless world. First major anthology of essays concerned with the impact of globalization on contemporary art Extensive bibliography and a full index designed to enable the reader to broaden knowledge of art and its relationship to globalization Unique analysis of the contemporary art market and its operation in a globalized economy
Gavin Flood The Importance of Religion. Meaning and Action in our Strange World Gavin Flood The Importance of Religion. Meaning and Action in our Strange World Новинка

Gavin Flood The Importance of Religion. Meaning and Action in our Strange World

The Importance of Religion reveals the significance of religion in modern times, showing how it provides people with meaning to their lives and helps guide them in their everyday moral choices Provides readers with a new understanding of religion, demonstrating how in its actions, texts and world views religion is enduring and vividly engages with the mystery of the world Offers striking arguments about the relationship of religion to science, art and politics Engagingly written by a highly respected scholar of religion with an international reputation
Сборник статей Актуальные проблемы теории и истории искусства. Выпуск 7 Сборник статей Актуальные проблемы теории и истории искусства. Выпуск 7 Новинка

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Сборник научных статей содержит материалы 7-й Международной конференции «Актуальные проблемы теории и истории искусства», проходившей в Санкт-Петербурге 11–15 октября 2016 г. В статьях на русском и английском языках представлены результаты исследований в области изучения искусства Древнего мира, Византии, Древней Руси, западноевропейского Средневековья и Ренессанса, а также теории искусства, ориенталистики, культа и художественной культуры, дополненные традиционными рубриками «Публикация и изучение источников» и «Критические обзоры и рецензии». Издание предназначено в первую очередь для специалистов. Может быть использовано в учебной, научно-практической деятельности, а также интересно широкому кругу любителей искусства. The collection of articles is the publication of the materials of the 7th International Conference “Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art” held in St. Petersburg on October 11–15, 2016. The articles in Russian and in English present the results of research in the art of the Ancient World, Byzantium, Old Rus’, Western Europe of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, theory of art, oriental art, cult and artistic culture, as well as publication and study of sources, and reviews. The edition is addressed to art historians, historians, art students and art lovers.
Veglis Andreas The Handbook of Global Online Journalism Veglis Andreas The Handbook of Global Online Journalism Новинка

Veglis Andreas The Handbook of Global Online Journalism

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The Handbook to Global Online Journalism features a collection of readings from international practitioners and scholars that represent a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the relationship between the internet and journalism around the world. Provides a state-of-the-art overview of current research and future directions of online journalism Traces the evolution of journalistic practices, business models, and shifting patterns of journalistic cultures that have emerged around the world with the migration of news online Written and edited by top international researchers and practitioners in the area of online journalism Features an extensive breadth of coverage, including economics, organizational practices, contents and experiences Discusses developments in online news in a wide range of countries, from the USA to Brazil, and from Germany to China Contains original theory, new research data, and reviews of existing studies in the field
Plantzos Dimitris A Companion to Greek Art Plantzos Dimitris A Companion to Greek Art Новинка

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A comprehensive, authoritative account of the development Greek Art through the 1st millennium BC. An invaluable resource for scholars dealing with the art, material culture and history of the post-classical world Includes voices from such diverse fields as art history, classical studies, and archaeology and offers a diversity of views to the topic Features an innovative group of chapters dealing with the reception of Greek art from the Middle Ages to the present Includes chapters on Chronology and Topography, as well as Workshops and Technology Includes four major sections: Forms, Times and Places; Contacts and Colonies; Images and Meanings; Greek Art: Ancient to Antique
Art of the Korean Renaissance, 1400–1600 Art of the Korean Renaissance, 1400–1600 Новинка

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This notable catalogue - the first English-language publication on the subject - highlights the art of the early period of Korea's revolutionary Joseon dynasty. The Joseon rulers replaced the Buddhist establishment and re-created a Korean society informed on every level by Neo-Confucian ideals. They supported the production of innovative secular art inspired by past traditions, both native and from the broader Confucian world. Yet despite official policies, court-sponsored Buddhist art endured, contributing to the rich complexity of the early Joseon culture. The exquisite paintings, porcelain and other ceramics, metalware, and lacquerware featured in the book are drawn from the holdings of major Korean and Japanese museums, the collection of the Metropolitan Museum and other U.S. collections; and private collections. Many of the works have never been seen in the United States.
The Art of the Erotic The Art of the Erotic Новинка

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Carefully curated and beautifully packaged erotic art through the ages – 170 works from the world's most important artists.This carefully curated and beautifully packaged book spotlights nearly 170 works from the world's most important artists, including Titian, Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Edgar Degas, Edvard Munch, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, Lucian Freud, Louise Bourgeois, Francis Bacon, David Hockney, Gerhard Richter, Cecily Brown, Anselm Kiefer, George Condo, and Anish Kapoor. With its chronological organization, The Art of the Erotic provides insights into human sexuality throughout the ages.
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Having taken players all the way to the gateway to the modern world in Syndicate, Assassin’s Creed once again takes fans on an adventure through history. The Art of Assassin’s Creed Origins collates hundreds of concept arts, including sketches, final paintings, and 3D Renders, alongside in-depth commentary from the artists and developers, representing the ultimate insight into the design processes behind the game.
ESCOs Around the World: Lessons Learned in 49 Countries ESCOs Around the World: Lessons Learned in 49 Countries Новинка

ESCOs Around the World: Lessons Learned in 49 Countries

This book provides an insightful assessment of today's ESCO (energy services) industry around the world. Analyzing current trends, the volume discusses opportunities and problems of the ESCO industry in each country. It includes significant contributions by Pierre Langlois and Paolo Bertoldi. The author and contributors have reached into the far corners of the world to get trusted colleagues to tell the story of the energy services industry's development in their respective countries, and in their own words. Chapters cover selected countries from Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, North America, South America, New Zealand and Australia, as well as the overall global picture.
World of Warcraft: Chronicle Volume 1 World of Warcraft: Chronicle Volume 1 Новинка

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World of Warcraft: Chronicle Volume 1 is a journey through an age of myth and legend, a time long before the Horde and the Alliance came to be. This definitive tome of Warcraft history reveals untold stories about the birth of the cosmos, the rise of ancient empires, and the forces that shaped the world of Azeroth and its people. This beautiful hardcover features twenty-five full-page paintings by World of Warcraft artist Peter Lee, as well as a cosmology chart, half a dozen maps charting changes through time, and other line art illustrations by Joseph Lacroix, and marks the first in a multipart series exploring the Warcraft universe; from the distant past to the modern era.
Sean Lang Twentieth Century History For Dummies Sean Lang Twentieth Century History For Dummies Новинка

Sean Lang Twentieth Century History For Dummies

The 20th Century brought revolutionary changes to our world and our lives: the human population of the world tripled, space travel became reality, two world wars and a host of other conflicts were fought, and huge advances in science, technology and communication resulted in the globalised world we know today. Enormous steps were made in wiping out widespread discrimination, from the women’s suffrage movement leading to women’s right to vote in western countries, to the civil rights movement in the US challenging racial segregation. The political landscape has provided lots of excitement, with charismatic and scandalous presidents in the White House, the first female prime minister in the UK, dictators working to various manifestoes across the world, the Middle East conflict and the changing balance of political and economic “superpowers”. Technological advances have resulted in nigh on universal adoption and dependence on automobiles, computers, mobiles and other wireless technology. The exponential rate at which technology is evolving is one of the variables that make the twentieth century so fascinating. All this and much, much more happened in a mere one hundred years – where did we find the time to do so much?! Twentieth Century History For Dummies tells all…
Goran Therborn The World. A Beginner's Guide Goran Therborn The World. A Beginner's Guide Новинка

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What is the world of the 21st century like now that the centrality of the West is no longer given? How were the societies and cultures of today's world together with their interconnections forged, and what is driving human society in our times? In short, what is the state of the world today as we enter the second decade of the 21st century? This is the first book which deals with planetary human society as whole. It is a beginner's guide to the world after the West and after globalization, compact, portable, and jargon-free. It is aimed at everybody who, even with experience, has kept a beginner's curiosity of the world, to everybody who does not know everything they want to know about it, about the good, the evil, and the salvation of the world. It lays bare the socio-cultural geology of the world, its major civilizations, its historical waves of globalization, its family-sex-gender systems, and its pathways to modernity. It outlines the dynamics of the world, its basic drives, the contours of its most important global and sub-global processes. It presents the big team players on the world stage, populous as well as rich countries, missions and movements as well corporations and cities. It traces the life-courses of men and women on all the continents, from their birth and childhood to their old age, and their funeral.
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In summer 2016, a new exhibit on the work of visionary director Guillermo del Toro will begin at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, focusing on del Toro’s creative process, including the well-defined themes that he obsessively returns to in all his films, the journals in which he logs his ideas, and the vast and inspiring collection of art and pop culture ephemera that he has amassed at his private “man cave,” Bleak House. This is the companion book, filled with imagery from the exhibit and delving further into the director’s world through exclusive in-depth interviews and commentary from notable figures in the art world.
Story of art picture book Story of art picture book Новинка

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A beautifully illustrated introduction to western painting, from the first cave paintings to modern masterpieces. Each page is filled with fascinating facts about the paintings and artists, and there are links to specially selected websites to take virtual tours of art galleries. Published in association with The National Gallery, London.
Stephanie Jones BRICs and Beyond. Lessons on Emerging Markets Stephanie Jones BRICs and Beyond. Lessons on Emerging Markets Новинка

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BRICs and Beyond is an international business executive text written especially for executive and MBA students. It is based on extensive consulting in emerging economies and several years of experience teaching executive MBA courses around the globe. The author has continually faced the problem that the available textbooks for teaching international business focused almost exclusively on examples of Western multinationals for case illustrations. In the process of preparing cases nearer to the emerging market she worked in, the author realized that the often fascinating, frequently insightful and always different approach to business illustrated by these cases should be required reading for MBA students in typical Western environments too. With its wide range of current case illustrations and concise summaries this is a new-generation text that will welcome today's MBA student to the wider world of 21st century international business. «. . . this book is needed not only because it looks at business from the BRICs points of view; it also looks at business from the point of view of tomorrow's business leaders and the challenges that they will have to cope with.» –Professor Jonathan Gosling, Centre for Leadership Studies, and co-founder, The One-Planet MBA, the University of Exeter, UK «. . . Stephanie Jones advises Western businesses on doing business in emerging economies in a refreshingly straightforward manner, integrating in a novel way her three decades of global, practical experience with the daily barrage of reporting on the BRICs–distilling from these many lessons and principles. . .» –Extracted from the Foreword, by Professor Wim Naudé, Director of Research, Maastricht School of Management
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This book provides the first available introductory, comparative account of the rise of giant business corporations in America and Europe in the century before the Second World War. It discusses the evolution of firms such as Ford, Exxon, Unilever and Siemens, as well as introducing the reader to the major explanations that have been advanced by historians and economists in order to account for these developments in the global economic order.
The Story of Philosophy The Story of Philosophy Новинка

The Story of Philosophy

The Story of Philosophy is the ultimate exploration of 2,500 years of Western philosophy. From the Ancient Greeks to modern thinkers, The Story of Philosophy brings a stunning and simple approach to tackle history's biggest ideas.Professor Bryan Magee takes you from the origins of philosophy to the present day, from Plato to Popper and into the future. This essential guide is fully updated to include thoughts on our modern society, exploring science and democracy, and posing the question: where do we go from here?Celebrate the world's most revolutionary concepts and understand how these ideas continue to shape our world. Develop your own perspectives and explore relevant issues such as modern logic and religion with this wonderfully comprehensive illustrated guide. In a world of evolving ideas, The Story of Philosophy is a fantastic resource to revisit again and again.
The Dark Tower: The Art of the Film The Dark Tower: The Art of the Film Новинка

The Dark Tower: The Art of the Film

This deluxe, illustrated official companion to The Dark Tower movie - based on Stephen King's bestselling eight volume series - explores the art and creation of this extraordinary film, starring Idris Elba as The Gunslinger and Matthew McConaughey as his nemesis, The Man in Black.A gorgeous celebration of the art and creation of The Dark Tower movie, The Making of the Dark Tower includes interviews with actors and the director, the costume designer, and the set designer. From revealing how casting found the stars and the photography team scouted key locations, thoughts on where the Dark Tower can go from here, the book is organized into five parts.Part I: The Path to the Tower discusses the origins of the saga and its thematic and cultural influences. Part II: The Gunslinger and the Man in Black profiles the two characters as two opposing forces. Part III: Mid-World is a journey through the bizarre wasteland of interdimensional detritus that is Mid-World. Part IV: Keystone World might be our Earth, but the Keystone World of The Dark Tower universe is also rocked by quakes and stretched thin by interdimensional stress. Part V: The Dark Tower is the wrap-up section collecting insights from the film's major players, sharing their favorite memories and looking back on the journey that led them to this point.Over three decades ago Stephen King introduced readers to Roland Deschain, the last Gunslinger. Stephen King went on to write seven more wonderful volumes in The Dark Tower series. Now fans of the books and of the movie will welcome this big, beautiful, full-colour book that they'll need for their collections.
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Wars, Guns and Votes

The world is in a mess. For more than a billion people, everyday life is played out against the backdrop of civil wars, military coups and failing economies. For them, the peaceful democracy taken for granted in the West seems an impossible pipe-dream. But solutions do exist - it is up to us to achieve them. Award-winning academic Paul Collier's vision for the future of the developing world is eye-opening, provocative and refreshingly unequivocal.
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Lisa Beltz A. Emerging Infectious Diseases. A Guide to Diseases, Causative Agents, and Surveillance

Emerging Infectious Diseases offers an introduction to emerging and reemerging infectious disease, focusing on significant illnesses found in various regions of the world. Many of these diseases strike tropical regions or developing countries with particular virulence, others are found in temperate or developed areas, and still other microbes and infections are more indiscriminate. This volume includes information on the underlying mechanisms of microbial emergence, the technology used to detect them, and the strategies available to contain them. The author describes the diseases and their causative agents that are major factors in the health of populations the world over. The book contains up-to-date selections from infectious disease journals as well as information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, MedLine Plus, and the American Society for Microbiology. Perfect for students or those new to the field, the book contains Summary Overviews (thumbnail sketches of the basic information about the microbe and the associated disease under examination), Review Questions (testing students' knowledge of the material), and Topics for Further Discussion (encouraging a wider conversation on the implications of the disease and challenging students to think creatively to develop new solutions). This important volume provides broad coverage of a variety of emerging infectious diseases, of which most are directly important to health practitioners in the United States.
Joachim Radkau Wood. A History Joachim Radkau Wood. A History Новинка

Joachim Radkau Wood. A History

Ötzi the iceman could not do without wood when he was climbing his Alpine glacier, nor could medieval cathedral-builders or today's construction companies. From time immemorial, the skill of the human hand has developed by working wood, so much so that we might say that the handling of wood is a basic element in the history of the human body. The fear of a future wood famine became a panic in the 18th century and sparked the beginnings of modern environmentalism. This book traces the cultural history of wood and offers a highly original account of the connection between the raw material and the human beings who benefit from it. Even more, it shows that wood can provide a key for a better understanding of history, of the pecularities as well as the varieties of cultures, of a co-evolution of nature and culture, and even of the rise and fall of great powers. Beginning with Stone Age hunters, it follows the twists and turns of the story through the Middle Ages and the Industrial Revolution to the global society of the twenty-first century, in which wood is undergoing a varied and unexpected renaissance. Radkau is sceptical of claims that wood is about to disappear, arguing that such claims are self-serving arguments promoted by interest groups to secure cheaper access to, and control over, wood resources. The whole forest and timber industry often strikes the outsider as a world unto itself, a hermetically sealed black box, but when we lift the lid on this box, as Radkau does here, we will be surprised by what we find within. Wide-ranging and accessible, this rich historical analysis of one of our most cherished natural resources will find a wide readership.
A World History of Art A World History of Art Новинка

A World History of Art

Since its first publication this book has been hailed as the most up-to-date and wide-ranging history of art ever published in a single volume. This quote from Andrew Graham Dixon describes the book: "Spanning continents and millennia, ranging from man's earliest cave paintings to the works of Picasso and beyond, this is a hugely ambitious book. But thanks to the breadth of their scholarship, the depth of their enthusiasm and the enviable freshness of their writing, Honour and Fleming triumphantly accomplish the herculean task they have set themselves. Sympathetically expanded by Michael Archer, who brings the story forward into the twenty-first century, this thumping slab of tome is without doubt the most compelling total history of art ever written" This Revised Seventh Edition expands the original coverage by embracing new developments in archeology and art historical research, and in particular contemporary art historian Michael Archer has greatly expanded the authors discussion of the art world over the past two decades, providing a new perspective on the latest developments shaping our cultural history.
Neil Cole Journeys to Significance. Charting a Leadership Course from the Life of Paul Neil Cole Journeys to Significance. Charting a Leadership Course from the Life of Paul Новинка

Neil Cole Journeys to Significance. Charting a Leadership Course from the Life of Paul

A powerful, biblically based model of leadership development based on the life of the Apostle Paul All churches, denominations, and parachurch organizations are eager for new models of leadership development. Cole uses the life and leadership lessons of the Apostle Paul to show how to develop leaders who are skilled, dedicated, and always open to learning from experience. Cole, a trusted, innovative authority, uses the four journeys of Paul to shows how leaders can grow to be more influential. A publication from the acclaimed Leadership Network Paul, the original “church planter,” was very instrumental in the growth of Christianity—and a perfect model for today’s leaders. Shows how Paul’s leadership developed over the course of his life to get better and better with time and maturity—and how they can do the same.
Marage Jean-Paul Sonars and Underwater Acoustics Marage Jean-Paul Sonars and Underwater Acoustics Новинка

Marage Jean-Paul Sonars and Underwater Acoustics

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Sonar and Underwater Acoustics brings together all the concepts necessary for designers and users of sonar systems. Unlike other books on this subject, which are often too specialized, this book is accessible to a wider audience. The first part focuses on the acoustic environment, antenna structures, and electric acoustic interface. The latter provides knowledge required to design, as well as the development and implementation of chain processes for an active sonar from the conditioning input to output processing. The reader will find a comprehensive range of all problems encountered in underwater acoustics for a sonar application, from physical phenomena governing the environment and the corresponding constraints, through to the technical definition of transducers and antennas, and the types of signal processing involved. In one section, measures in underwater acoustics are also proposed.
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Paul Teutul The Ride of a Lifetime. Doing Business the Orange County Choppers Way

Tough, smart business advice from the star of the hit TLC reality show «American Chopper» Now in paperback, The Ride of a Lifetime elucidates the business principles that have made Paul Teutul Sr. and Orange County Choppers a household name. Paul's smart, commonsense business wisdom works for businesses both big and small in any industry. Here, he shows you firsthand how he built a uniquely successful business by working hard and demanding it from others; encouraging and embracing unfettered creativity; establishing well-defined roles for every team member and demanding they support each other; and using honest conflict and confrontation to solve problems and constantly innovate. Paul and his sons build the best one-of-a-kind choppers in the world with unrivaled passion, creativity, and honesty. The Ride of a Lifetime shows you how they do it. Offers an inside look at the business practices that built Orange County Choppers into a massively successful business Reveals a different side to the OCC family patriarch Full of practical, real world business principles that lead to unlimited success for any business The Ride of a Lifetime is a smart, tough-as-nails guide to business success that every entrepreneur should read.
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Ideas Are Your Only Currency

In a world of change, where skills become out of date quickly, it is ideas that last.We all need to be prepared for a world that is fluid, global and interdisciplinary. Distinctions between specialties will blur and overlap. Change is happening at electrifying speed. In this vortex there are no maps.Featuring 100 interactive chapters to inspire groundbreaking new ideas, this is perfect for fans of Keri Smith's Wreck this Journal, Paul Arden's It's Not How Good You Are and Rolf Dobelli's global bestseller The Art of Thinking Clearly.
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A Love for the Beautiful: Discovering America's Hidden Art Museums

Some of the country's best art is hidden in plain sight, in museums largely unknown outside their regions. How works by masters like Rembrandt, Rodin, Picasso, and O'Keeffe wound up where they did is a colorful tale of American art collecting. It's the story of patrician families who acquired masterworks, self-made millionaires who applied their business skills to the art world, and discerning collectors who promoted new artists. Each of the fifty museums profiled in this book offers a uniquely personal, intimate art-viewing experience.

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From the Straits of Gibraltar to Sicily, the European northern Mediterranean nations to the shores of North Africa, the western Mediterranean is a unique cultural and sociopolitical entity which has had a singular role in shaping today’s global society. The Western Mediterranean and the World is the fascinating story of the rise of that peculiar world and of its evolution from the end of the Western Roman Empire to the present. Uniquely, rather than present the history of the region as a strict chronological progression, the author takes a thematic approach, telling his story through a series of vignettes, case studies, and original accounts so as to provide a more immediate sense of what life in and around the Mediterranean was like from the end of the Roman Empire in the West to the present immigration crisis now unfolding in Mediterranean waters. Emphasizing the development of religion and language and the enduring synergies and struggles between Christian, Jews, and Muslims on both shores of the western sea, Dr. Ruiz connects the region to the larger world and locates the development of Mediterranean societies within a global context. Describes the move from religious and linguistic unity under Roman rule to the fragmented cultural landscape of today Explores the relationship of language, culture, and geography, focusing on the role of language formation and linguistic identity in the emergence of national communities Traces the movements of peoples across regions and their encounters with new geographical, cultural, and political realities Addresses the emergence of various political identities and how they developed into set patterns of political organization Emphasizes the theme of encounters as seen from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish perspectives While it is sure to become a definitive text for university courses on Mediterranean history, The Western Mediterranean and the World will also have great appeal among scholars of the Mediterranean as well as general readers of history.
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